Species Information

Amphibia observations for selected counties


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Amphibia observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Laurel.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaLaurelNE YesReference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Desmognathus ochrophaeus Allegheny Mountain Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrowmouth ToadAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Plethodon kentucki Cumberland Plateau SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Plethodon ventralis Southern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaLaurelNN YesReference

36 species are listed